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THE BATTLE OF VENEZUELA

By: McCaughan, Michael

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Seven Stories Press: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000020074

ISBN: 158322680X

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Not since Fidel Castro has a Latin American leader provoked as much angst a nd attention in the U.S. as Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. Journalist Mc Caughan draws on firsthand accounts and interviews with Chavez and governme nt officials to analyze the social and political forces that have placed Ch avez in office as well as the implications for Venezuela, South America, th e U.S., and global politics. Chavez, a master strategist, has survived six referenda, two elections, and one failed coup--and relentless criticism fro m the U.S. McCaughan... View more info

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BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE: THE INSIDE STORY OF SIX M.I.T. STUDENTS WHO TOOK V EGAS FOR MILLIONS

By: Mezrich, Ben

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Atria Books: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000029299

ISBN: 0743249992

Condition: Very Good


The #1 national bestseller, now a major motion picture, 21-the amazing insi de story about a gambling ring of M.I.T. students who beat the system in Ve gas-and lived to tell how. Robin Hood meets the Rat Pack when the best and the brightest of M.I.T.'s math students and engineers take up blackjack under the guidance of an eccentric mastermind. Their small blackjack club develops from an experiment in counting cards on M.I.T.'s campus into a ring of card savants with a system for playing large and winning big. In less than two years they take some of the world's most sophisticated casinos for ... View more info

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UGLY AMERICANS: THE TRUE STORY OF THE IVY LEAGUE COWBOYS WHO RAIDED THE ASI AN MARKETS FOR MILLIONS

By: Mezrich, Ben

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000040435

ISBN: 0060575018

Condition: Very Good


Ben Mezrich, author of the New York Times bestseller Bringing Down the Hous e, returns with an astonishing story of Ivy League hedge-fund cowboys, high stakes, and the Asian underworld. Ugly Americans is the true story of John Malcolm, a hungry young Princeton grad who traveled halfway around the world in search of the American dream and ultimately pulled off a trade that could, quite simply, be described as the biggest deal in the history of the financial markets. After receiving a mysterious phone call promising him a shot at great fortune in an exotic land, Malcolm packed up his few belongi... View more info

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BREAKING VEGAS

By: Mezrich, Ben

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Arrow: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000046702

ISBN: 0099490994

Condition: Very Good


For nearly five years, he was known as the 'Darling Of Las Vegas'; the bigg est high roller to hit Sin City in decades, a hotshot, twenty one year-old kid with a seemingly unlimited bankroll and an even more unlimited lust for big money action. His name was Semyon Dukatch, and stories swirled in his wake. Some said he was a Russian arms dealer, others a pop star from Easter n Europe. But the truth was even more unlikely: he was a twenty-one year ol d graduate student who had a plan that would one day make him richer than a nyone could possibly imagine. The Darling of Las Vegas quickly became a... View more info

TRUE STORIES FROM INDIA'S BPO & CALL CENTRES

By: Mokhasi, Sudhindra

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Rupa: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000020117

ISBN: 8129114356

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: "Over 150 stories covering calls, work, cab-travel, home, parties, scams and more--"--Cover. Call stories -- Work stories -- Travel stories -- Home stories -- Stories of weekend/parties -- Scam stories -- General stories. Availability: Library of Congress -- New Delhi Overseas Office Rs95.00. View more info

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DUDE WHERES MY COUNTRY UK EDITION

By: Moore, Michael

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Allen Lane: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000027332

ISBN: 0713997613

Condition: Near Fine


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DUDE, WHERE'S MY COUNTRY

By: Moore, Michael

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000026442

ISBN: 0446532231

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A tight clean hardcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-library edition: From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Stupid White Men comes a hilarious act of sedition to overthrow the 'Thief in Chief'-and effect the kind of change that just may save the country. Michael Moore is on a mission: He aims to unseat the man who slithered into the White House on tracks laid by guilty Enron execs and greased with his daddy's oil associations. And as for 'The Left,' they're just as satisfied to stand idly by as the chasm between the 'haves' and 'have nots' grows wider and wider. That's righ... View more info

STUPID WHITE MEN: AND OTHER SORRY EXCUSES FOR THE STATE OF THE NATION!

By: Moore, Michael

Price: ¥350.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000004320

ISBN: 0141011904

Condition: Near Fine


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STUPID WHITE MEN: ...AND OTHER SORRY EXCUSES FOR THE STATE OF THE NATION

By: Moore, Michael

Price: ¥250.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000004523

ISBN: 0141012641

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: The government has been seized by a ne'er-do-well rich boy and his elderly henchmen . . . Our great economic expansion is unraveling faster than a set of Firestones . . . Our water is poisoned, the ozone's in shreds, and the SUVs are advancing like a plague of locusts. . . Remember when everything was looking up? When the government was running at a surplus, pollution was disappearing, peace was breaking out in the Middl e East and Northern Ireland, and the Bridge to the Twenty-First Century was strung with high-speed Internet cable and paved w... View more info

STUPID WHITE MEN ...AND OTHER SORRY EXCUSES FOR THE STATE OF THE NATION!

By: Moore, Michael

Price: ¥250.00

Publisher: Regan Books: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000006361

ISBN: 0060392452

Condition: VG+/NF


Stupid White Men, Michael Moore's screed against "Thief-in-Chief" George Bu sh's power elite, hit No. 1 at Amazon.com within days of publication. Why? It's as fulminating and crammed with infuriating facts as any right-wing be stseller, as irreverent as The Onion, and as noisily entertaining as a wres tling smackdown. Moore offers a more interesting critique of the 2000 elect ion than Ralph Nader's Crashing the Party (he argued with Nader, his old bo ss, who sacked him), and he's serious when he advocates ousting Bush. But M oore's rage is outrageous, couched in shameless gags and madc... View more info

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DOWNSIZE THIS! RANDOM THREATS FROM AN UNARMED AMERICAN

By: Moore, Michael

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000045730

ISBN: 0060977337

Condition: Very Good


Americans today are working harder, working longer and yet for most of us, in this time of ruthless downsizing and political cronyism, job security, a decent standard of living and a comfortable retirement are becoming harder and harder to find. In this brilliantly funny and right-on-target diatribe , irreverent everyman Michael Moore gives his own bold views on who's behin d the fading of the American dream. Whether issuing Corporate Crook trading cards, organizing a Rodney King Commemorative Riot, sending a donation to Pat Buchanan from the John Wayne Gacy fan club (which was accepted) or t... View more info

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THE TWO TRILLION DOLLAR MELTDOWN: EASY MONEY, HIGH ROLLERS, AND THE GREAT C REDIT CRASH

By: Morris, Charles R.

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: PublicAffairs: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000041215

ISBN: 1586486918

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Previously published as The Trillion Dollar Meltdown Now fully updated with the latest financial developments, this is the bestselling book that briefly and brilliantly explains how we got into the economic mess that is the Credit Crunch. With the housing markets unravelling daily and distress signals flying throughout the rest of the economy, there is little doubt that we are facing a fierce recession. In crisp, gripping prose, Charles R. Morris sh... View more info

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THREE CUPS OF TEA: ONE MAN'S MISSION TO PROMOTE PEACE . . . ONE SCHOOL AT A TIME

By: Mortenson, Greg

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000019300

ISBN: 0143038252

Condition: Near Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Some failures lead to phenomenal successes, and this American nurse's unsuccessful attempt to climb K2, the world's second tallest mountain, is one of them. Dangerously ill when he finished his climb in 1993, Mortenson was sheltered for seven weeks by the small Pakistani village of Korphe; in return, he promised to build the impoverished town's first school, a project that grew into the Central Asia Institute, which has since constructed more than 50 schools across rural Pakistan and Afghanistan. Coauthor Relin recounts Mortenson's efforts in fa... View more info

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THREE CUPS OF TEA: ONE MAN'S MISSION TO PROMOTE PEACE . . . ONE SCHOOL AT A TIME

By: Mortenson, Greg

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000021065

ISBN: 0143038257

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Some failures lead to phenomenal successes, and this American nurse's unsuccessful attempt to climb K2, the world's second tallest mountain, is one of them. Dangerously ill when he finished his climb in 1993, Mortenson was sheltered for seven weeks by the small Pakistani village of Korphe; in return, he promised to build the impoverished town's first school, a project that grew into the Central Asia Institute, which has since constructed more than 50 schools across rural Pakistan and Afghanistan. Coauthor Relin recounts Mortenson's efforts in fa... View more info

WHAT NEXT: A MEMOIR TOWARD WORLD PEACE

By: Mosley, Walter

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Black Classic Press: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007969

ISBN: 1574780204

Condition: Fine/Fine


A highly collectible first edition/printing, a tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper, no inscriptions or markings, not price clipped an ex-library or a book of the month club edition. Mosley, noted for his Easy Rawling mysteries set in black Los Angeles from the 1940s to the 1960s, draws from the roots of his folk experience to challenge black Americans to do their part for world peace. He notes the lack of black engagement or dialogue since 9/11 and asserts that such is a loss for all Americans, if not the world. Mosley draws on the folk wisdom and struggle of his father and g... View more info

LADIES OF THE KASBAH

By: Mullins, Dave

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Time Warner Books UK: 1995

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000008207

ISBN: 0316911526

Condition: Very GoodVery Good


The story of The Kasbah, a Dublin brothel, and the women who worked there. The Kasbah was frequented by senior businessmen and churchmen and catered f or its clients' more unusual demands, before being closed in 1991, after po lice surveillance. View more info

VISIONS OF CANADA

By: NASH, KNOWLTON

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000000928

ISBN: 0771067089

Condition: Near Fine


In his early years as a journalist Knowlton Nash worked with the Globe and Mail, United Press, and, as a freelancer, the Financial Post, Maclean's, th e Vancouver Sun, and the Windsor Star, among other Canadian news outlets. H e covered stories around the world, including the Cuban missile crisis, the student riots in Paris in 1968, and the Vietnam War, and interviewed vario us Canadian prime ministers and American presidents. In 1969 Nash was made director of information programming at the CBC, and in the mid-1970s, he be came its director of television news and current affairs, a position he... View more info

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THE WORLD'S GREATEST CRANKS AND CRACKPOTS

By: Nicholas, Margaret

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Bounty Books: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000040823

ISBN: 060057007X

Condition: General Fiction


Part of a series of books which examines real-life stories that have made n ewspaper headlines around the world, this features cranks and criminals. View more info

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THE WORLD'S GREATEST LOVERS

By: Nicholas, Margaret

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Bounty Books: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000041916

ISBN: 1851528733

Condition: Very Good


Part of a series of books which examine real-life stories that have made ne wspaper headlines around the world, this looks at lovers. View more info

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THE WORLD'S WEALTHIEST LOSERS (WORLD'S GREATEST)

By: Nicholas, Margaret

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Bounty Books: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000041947

ISBN: 1851528660

Condition: Very Good


Part of a series of book which examines real-life stories that have made ne wspaper headlines around the world, this looks at the wealthiest losers. Ot her titles available include "The World's Greatest Serial Killers" and "The World's Greatest Cults" View more info